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NSA Considers Linux Journal Readers, Tor (And Linux?) Users "Extremists" 361

Posted by timothy
from the where-do-we-sign-up? dept.
New submitter marxmarv writes If you search the web for communications security information, or read online tech publications like Linux Journal or BoingBoing, you might be a terrorist. The German publication Das Erste disclosed a crumb of alleged XKeyScore configuration, with the vague suggestion of more source code to come, showing that Tor directory servers and their users, and as usual the interested and their neighbor's dogs due to overcapture, were flagged for closer monitoring. Linux Journal, whose domain is part of a listed selector, has a few choice words on their coveted award. Would it be irresponsible not to speculate further?
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NSA Considers Linux Journal Readers, Tor (And Linux?) Users "Extremists"

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